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Smithsonian Handbooks: Rocks and Minerals

By Chris Pellant A great book for reading or reference, this handy (6.0" x 8.5") handbook presents interesting facts with full-color photos of hundreds of different rocks and minerals. Contains 256 pages, a glossary, identification guides and index. Smithsonian Handbooks: Rocks and Minerals Table of Contents Introduction 6 Collecting Rocks and Minerals 6 Field Equipment 8 Home Equipment 10 Organizing your Collection 12 How This Book Works 14 Mineral or Rock?
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Maps

Alabama Lakes, Rivers and Water Resources

Alabama Rivers Shown on the Map: Alabama River, Black Warrior River, Cahaba River, Chattahoochee River, Choctawhatchee River, Conecuh River, Coosa River, Locust Fork, Mulberry Fork, Pee River, Sipsey River, Tallapoosa River, Tennessee River and Tombigbee River. Alabama Lakes Shown on the Map: Guntersville Lake, Lewis Smith Lake, Logan Martin Lake, Martin Lake, Pickwick Lake, Walter F.
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Canada Physical Map

Google Earth: High Resolution Satellite Images - Worldwide Coverage - Free! Physical Map of Canada The map above reveals the physical landscape of Canada. The Torngat Mountains mark the boundary between Quebec and Newfoundland & Labrador. Yukon Territory has the British Mountains, Richardson Mountains, Ogilvie Mountains and Selwyn Mountains.
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Rocks

Iron Ore

What Is Iron Ore, How Does It Form, and What Is It Used For? Article by: Hobart M. King, Ph.D., RPG Iron Ore: A specimen of oolitic hematite iron ore. The specimen shown is about two inches (five centimeters) across. What is Iron Ore? Earth's most important iron ore deposits are found in sedimentary rocks.
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Astronomy, Satellite, Space

Satellite Image of Alabama

Alabama Satellite Image - View Cities, Rivers, Lakes & Environment Satellite Images for Neighboring States: Florida Georgia Mississippi Tennessee This is a Landsat GeoCover 2000 satellite image map of Alabama. Cities, rivers, lakes, mountains and other features shown in this image include: Alabama Cities: Anniston, AL Auburn, AL Birmingham, AL Decatur, AL Dothan, AL Florence, AL Gadsden, AL Huntsville, AL Madison, AL Mobile, AL Montgomery, AL Muscle Shoals, AL Phenix City, AL Sheffield, AL Talladega, AL Tuscaloosa, AL Alabama Rivers, Lakes, Water Features: Alabama River Bankhead Lake Big Creek Lake Black Warrior River Cedar Creek Reservoir Chattahoochee River Coosa River Elk Lake Gantt Lake Guntersville Lake Lake Eufaula Lake Harding Lake Jordan Lake Martin Lake Tuscaloosa Lewis Smith Lake Logan Martin Lake Mitchell Lake Mobile River Neely Henry Lake Tennessee River Tom Bigby River Walter F.
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Geologic Time Scale

A Time Line for the Geological Sciences Geologic time scale with a linear time axis. This time scale is available as a printable .pdf document. You can download this printable time scale and make copies for personal use. Dividing Earth History into Time Intervals Geologists have divided Earth's history into a series of time intervals.
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